Checking date: 20/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering (Plan: 419 - Estudio: 257)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO LORENTE, LUIS ENRIQUE

Department assigned to the subject: Systems Engineering and Automation Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Students should have basic knowledge in mathematics, mechanics, electronics, electrical engineing, programming and systems engineering.
Students acquire basic knowledge about robotics and biomedical applications deepens. Introduction to robotics and robot types. Morphology. Robot Control and Programming Surgery robots Diagnostic robots Exoskeletons and prosthesis.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction 2. Robot morphology 3. Robot control 4. Robot programming 5. Medical robotics I - Surgical robotics 6. Medical robotics II - Robotics medical instrumentation - Body exploratory robotics 7. Biomedical applications - Hexosqueletons - Bionics hands 8. Assistive robotics - Personal assistance - Therapy robotics
Learning activities and methodology
Training activities are divided into 4 parts: theory, practice, laboratories (with real robots and systems) and personal tutorials.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • A. Barrientods, L.F. Peñin, C. Balaguer, R. Aracil. Fundamentos de Robótica. McGraw Hill. 2007
  • J. P. Desai, S. Agrawal, A. Ferreira, R. V. Patel (Editors). The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics 4 Volumes. World Scientific. 2019
Additional Bibliography
  • J.F. Engelberger. Robotics in Service. MIT Press. 1989
  • R. P. Paul. Robot Manipulators. Mathematics, Programming and Control. MIT Press. 1981
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.